Daily Archives: October 25, 2016
Shows how to build sod houses, over-water camps, railroad tie shacks, Navaho hogans, and log cabins, and offers advice on using an axe, building a fireplace, and starting a fire
Almost half of the total energy produced in the developed world is inefficiently used to heat, cool, ventilate and control humidity in buildings, to meet the increasingly high thermal comfort levels demanded by occupants. The utilisation of advanced materials and passive technologies in buildings would substantially reduce the energy demand and improve the environmental impact […]
Download ebook Homework and Classroom Assignment Manual to Accompany Building Construction : Principles, Materials, and Systems – Madan Mehta, Walter Scarborough, Diane ArmpriestRead More
Download ebook 1999 33rd Annual IEEE Carnahan Conference on Security Technology – IEEE Aerospace & Electronic Systems Society
These proceedings from a conference on security technology cover such topics as: sensors and alarm assessment; police technology; airport security; personnel and material access control; and biometric identification.
Download ebook Strategies That Influence Cost Containment in Animal Research Facilities – Committee on Cost of and Payment for Animal Research, Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences
Care and use of animals in research are expensive, prompting efforts to contain or reduce costs. Components of those costs are personnel, regulatory compliance, veterinary medical care, and laboratory animal management, equipment, and procedures. Many efforts have been made to control and reduce personnel costs, the largest contributing factor to cost, through better facility and […]
Download ebook Safety of Existing Dams : Evaluation and Improvement – Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Water Science and Technology Board, Committee on the Safety of Existing Dams, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Written by civil engineers, dam safety officials, dam owners, geologists, hydraulic engineers, and risk analysts, this handbook is the first cooperative attempt to provide practical solutions to dam problems within the financial constraints faced by dam owners. It provides hands-on information for identifying and remedying common defects in concrete and masonry dams, embankment dams, reservoirs, […]
Download ebook Ashrae Greenguide : The Design, Construction, and Operation of Sustainable Buildings –
"The third edition of the ASHRAE GreenGuide features information for anyone charged with designing a sustainable building on a variety of green-design issues that should be considered when tasked with this type of project"–
Appropriate for courses in Construction Estimation and Management.Assuming no prior knowledge of blueprint reading and mathematics, this text guides readers through a material quantity survey, the conversion of the material quantities to a monetary value, and the addition of labor and equipment costs, using actual construction plans as a reference.
This CD-ROM ncludes all 2003 International Codes (Building, Residential, Fire, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, Energy Conservation, Private Sewage Disposal, ICC Performance, ICC Electrical, Property Maintenance, Zoning, Existing Buildings, and Urban-Wildland Interface), plus ICC/ANSI A117.1-98. The Codes are searchable in a portable document format (PDF). This is a convenient way for a Code official or other […]
Download ebook HomeTech Housebuilders Cost Estimator : Missouri 5, St Louis & Vicinity – Hometech Publishing
HomeTech Publishing Housebuilders Cost Estimator is more than a reference book it's an entire estimating system. It's a system that lets you estimate complete houses in minutes, quickly double-check subcontractor bids, and get fast, easy access to labor and material costs for virtually every house you'll ever build. Every item in the book has been […]